Colin Firth

1960 - Today

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Colin Andrew Firth (born 10 September 1960) is an English actor. He is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two European Film Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as the Venice Film Festival Volpi Cup for Best Actor. In 2010, his portrayal of King George VI in Tom Hooper's The King's Speech won him the Academy Award for Best Actor.He was identified in the mid 1980s with the "Brit Pack" of rising young British actors, undertaking a challenging series of roles, including leading roles in A Month in the Country (1987), Tumbledown (1988) and Valmont (1989). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin Firth has received more than 12,234,719 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Colin Firth is the 300th most popular actor (down from 272nd in 2019), the 423rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 408th in 2019) and the 45th most popular British Actor.

Colin Firth is most famous for his portrayal of Mr. Darcy in the 1995 BBC adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

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  • 67

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  • 7.56

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  • 4.04

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Among actors, Colin Firth ranks 300 out of 10,030Before him are Ralph Fiennes, Willem Dafoe, Nancy Reagan, Rod Steiger, Carrie Fisher, and Sylvia Kristel. After him are Lída Baarová, Bradley Cooper, Ornella Muti, Reese Witherspoon, Mia Farrow, and Olivia Newton-John.

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Among people born in 1960, Colin Firth ranks 12Before him are Jo Nesbø, Antonio Banderas, Philippe of Belgium, Julianne Moore, Sean Penn, and Hugh Grant. After him are Yulia Tymoshenko, Joachim Löw, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Pierluigi Collina, Franco Baresi, and Bono.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Colin Firth ranks 423 out of 6,924Before him are Tony Blair (1953), Jackie Stewart (1939), James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell (1534), Fred Hoyle (1915), Saint Boniface (680), and Raymond Cattell (1905). After him are David Lean (1908), Robert Plant (1948), Mary Mallon (1869), Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), Olivia Newton-John (1948), and Jim Clark (1936).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Colin Firth ranks 45Before him are Alec Guinness (1914), Peter Sellers (1925), David Niven (1910), Hugh Grant (1960), Albert Finney (1936), and Ralph Fiennes (1962). After him are Olivia Newton-John (1948), Deborah Kerr (1921), Donald Pleasence (1919), Sam Neill (1947), Emma Thompson (1959), and Wentworth Miller (1972).

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